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Anne M. O'Donnell, SND – Ordinary Professor Emerita: Erasmus, More, Tyndale

Anne M. O’Donnell S.N.D, Founding Editor of the Tyndale Project, attended the Sixteenth Century Studies Conference in New Orleans 16-19 October 2014.

Susan Felch, CUA Ph. D. (1991) and Executive Editor of the Independent Works of William Tyndale, chaired a half-day meeting. After Sr. Anne’s presentation on the history of the Tyndale Project, the new editors discussed their work: J. Christopher Warner (LeMoyne College), The Exposition of 1 John and The Exposition of Matthew 5, 6, and 7 with Tibor Fabiny (Károli Gáspár University, Budapest) as theological co-editor; Susan Felch (Calvin College) and Clare Costley King'oo (University of Connecticut), The Obedience of a Christian Man; Cathy Schrank (University of Sheffield), The Parable of the Wicked Mammon; Gergely Juhasz (Liverpool-Hope University), the biblical prefaces and other short pieces; unable to be present, Mark Rankin (James Madison University), The Practice of Prelates. The Tyndale editors also gave papers and conducted a roundtable discussion.

Sessions were held at two hotels in the French Quarter. On Sunday Sr. Anne and a friend went to Mass at St. Louis Cathedral and took a bus tour, passing Tulane and Loyola Universities. Sr. Anne stayed with the Holy Cross Sisters in Bywater. They recounted their experiences of Hurricane Katrina and gave her a tour of the Lower 9th Ward 



Editor, Erasmus’ Enchiridion militis Christian: An English Version (1981).

Guest editor, Special issue on William Tyndale, Moreana 106-7 (July 1991).

Co-editor, Word, Church, and State: Tyndale Quincentenary Essays, with John T. Day and Eric Lund (1998).

Co-editor, William Tyndale’s Answer to More, with Jared Wicks, SJ (2000).

Agape and Synonyms in the New Testament Translations of St. Thomas More.” Moreana: Special Issue More – Tyndale Liverpool 2008. Vol. 45, No. 175 (décembre 2008) 121-146.

Charis in New Testament Translations by Erasmus, Tyndale, and More.” Moreana Vol. 47, No. 181-182 (décembre 2010) 153-185.

“Erasmus, Margaret Roper, and Thomas More on the Pater Noster.” In Margaret Roper and the Republic of Letters. Co-editor with William F. Gentrup and Elizabeth N. McCutcheon. Tempe, AZ:  Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies, forthcoming.  


Ecclesia vs. Congregatio in Erasmus, Thomas More, and William Tyndale.” Neo-Latin Conference, Budapest, 6-12 August 2006.
Metanoia in Erasmus, Thomas More, and William Tyndale.” International Thomas More Conference, Amherst MA, 12-19 August 2007.
Presbyter, Episcopos, Diaconos in William Tyndale, Thomas More and the King James Version.” The Authorized Version Quatercentenary, York, 7-9 July 2011. 



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